Rock-Carved Greek Orthodox Monastery in Turkey Opens for Tourists

After Sumela, Turkey’s second largest monastery built out of a mountain, the Virgin Mary Monastery in the Black Sea province of Giresun is awaiting...

1,800-Year-Old Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey Faces Risk of Collapse

An 1,800-year-old Greek Orthodox Church and its monastery situated on the Kameriye (Kamelya) Island in the Aegean Sea, just off the Aegean province of...

Magnificent Ancient Site of Aphrodisias in UNESCO World Heritage List

The Aphrodisias archaeology site in southwestern Turkey has been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Aphrodisias, named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love was...

Uproar in Turkey Over Social Events at the Ancient Greek City of Ephesus

A fiery debate has been sparked in Turkey over the alleged use of the ancient city of Ephesus in the Aegean province of Izmir...

Muslims Call the Faithful to Pray in Hagia Sophia

A group called "Youth of the East" is calling on Muslims to gather for morning prayer in Hagia Sophia on Saturday, an ANT1 television...

Hidden Greek Celebrities in Turkish Cinema

It is hard to image a world where actors are not considered the privileged and admired members of a society. However, in Turkey this...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Hold Open Leture in Geneva on April 24

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will hold an open public lecture at the headquarters of the World Council of Churches in Geneva on April 24, where...

Istanbul Patriarchate Purchases World’s Third Oldest Church

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Istanbul has purchased what is considered to be the world's third oldest church, the head priest of Halki Seminary,...

Turkey Ponders Re-evaluating, Suspending All Migrant Deals with EU

Turkey says it may re-evaluate or suspend all migrant agreements with the European Union if it does not receive a positive response from the...

Greek Woman Becomes One of the Richest in Turkey After Inheriting $3 Bln Fortune

A woman of Greek origin has become one of the richest people in Turkey after winning an 8-year legal battle over the inheritance of...